So Far Gone(Explicit Version) CD (2009)

Artist: Drake

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

2009 mixtape from the most anticipated artist to arrive on the music scene in recent memory. The actor, singer, rapper has released three mixtapes since 2006 and his most recent mixtape lead to signing with Young Money Records. This is what the fans have been waiting for. This previously internet-only release has been remixed and remastered. Features include Lil Wayne, Trey Songz and Bun B.


Label Universal Music Group
SKU 211949482
UPC 602527194288
UPC 14 00602527194288
Format CD
Release Date 9/15/2009
Author Drake
Associated Artist/Work Minaj, Nicki
Technical Info
CatalogID 2719428
Lable Name Motown
Released 09/15/2009
Original Release 2009
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 33m : 50s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00602527194288
Musical Guests
Lil Wayne
Trey Songz
Bun B
Young Jeezy
Album Notes and Credits
No doubt about it, Drake blew up big time in 2009. The one-time TV actor (from DEGRASSI HIGH: THE NEXT GENERATION) hooked up with Lil Wayne a couple years previously, worked the mixtape and collabo circuit for a spell and then suddenly hit with the song "Best I Ever Had." The song was taken from the SO FAR GONE mixtape and became the top summer jam of 2009. After a ferocious bidding war, Drake ended up signing with Universal Motown (while keeping his affiliation with Weezy's Young Money and Cash Money intact) and was officially introduced via the SO FAR GONE EP. The release included seven tracks from the mixtape and gave undeniable proof that the hype and noise surrounding the rapper were all justified. The productions (courtesy of members of Drake's Toronto-based crew) are nuanced and powerful, the hooks are huge and Drake has lyrical skills and vocal flow that make him one of the best young spitters on the scene. When an artist is as talked about and hyped as Drake was in 2009, it's easy to write them off as an industry creation or some kind of fluke. SO FAR GONE shows that Drake is for real and works as a tantalizing teaser for his first full-length record.
Professional Reviews
Spin (p.33) - Ranked #9 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2009" -- "[With] a mesmerizing sing-rap style that suggests 808S & HEARTBREAK has become THE BLUEPRINT for a new hip-hop generation."
Entertainment Weekly (p.129) - "For those unfamiliar with Drake's ambidextrous style -- crooning Auto-Tune love songs one moment, spitting clever bars the next -- it's a handy primer." -- Grade: B
XXL (Magazine) (p.102) - "The emotionally driven 'Say What's Real' adds depth, as the rookie exhibits uneasiness with his newfound fame..."
Disc 1
1 Houstatlantavegas
2 Successful - (featuring Lil Wayne/Trey Songz)
3 Best I Ever Had
4 Uptown - (featuring Lil Wayne/Bun B)
5 I'm Goin' In - (featuring Lil Wayne/Young Jeezy)
6 Calm, The
7 Fear
Product Attributes
Artist Drake
Label Universal Music Group
Music Format Compact Disc

More Buying Options

Seller Infomation Price & Shipping  
Importcds $8.41 + $2.98 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns
All our items are brand new - Ships directly from our Warehouse in California - Estimated delivery time: 5-7 days after shipment.
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Blow It Outa Here $11.86 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns
All products are BRAND NEW and factory sealed. Fast shipping with tracking and delivery confirmation! 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
amitcj $10.92 + $3.16 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. (SO FAR GONE)
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Synergy Data Inc $18.63 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
$8.41 + $2.98 shipping
$9.98 You save $1.57 (15%)
Rakuten Super Points Earn 9 ($0.09) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: CD
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  Importcds
What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™